Posts tagged with "STEM"


Meet John McCrea: future aerospace engineer

Jun. 26, 2015 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment...

San Joaquin 'Expanding Your Horizons' conference scheduled for Saturday, Oct.10

Jun. 24, 2015 -  
The 23rd annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference has been set for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Registration will open Aug. 1 and is limited to the first 550 registrants. This popular daylong event is held for girls, grades 6-12, to increase...

Community Gift Program accepting applications

Jun. 1, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is accepting applications for its annual Community Gift Program for 2015. LLNS manages the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. Established in 2008, the Community Gift Program...

Teacher Research Academy registration open

Mar. 25, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Registration is now open for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2015 Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The TRA offers middle and high school science teachers and community college faculty a professional development curriculum during the summer months at the...
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‘Science On Screen’ pairs menacing microbes lecture with the film ‘Contagion’

Mar. 18, 2015 -  
Who: The second in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) biomedical scientist Beth Vitalis, who will present “Menacing Microbes: Protein Models Reveal Secrets.” Vitalis has provided guidance of bioinformatics efforts supporting pathogen detection and...

Conference provides girls a peek into their future

Mar. 4, 2015 -  
It was a fun-filled and enlightening day for more than 400 girls in grades 6 to 9 when they attended the Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) Conference on the Las Positas College campus on Saturday. The annual event, now in its 37th year, is geared to increase interest and foster awareness...
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‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore computer simulations of earthquakes

Mar. 2, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore scientist Arthur Rodgers and Los Gatos High School teacher Dan Burns will present “Computer Simulations of Earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area,” the final lecture in the 2015 Science on Saturday series for students. WHAT: This informative and entertaining lecture will cover...

Las Positas College to host annual Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference

Feb. 25, 2015 -  
Who : More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 37th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference. What: The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and...
#WomenInSTEM: Inspiring Others to Become Scientists and Engineers

DOE video series features Livermore analyst

Feb. 23, 2015 -  
Suzanne Singer, an energy and thermal fluids analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently became the first LLNL employee to be featured in the Department of Energy’s #WomenInSTEM video series , where she discusses her research and how she is using her knowledge to help Native...

Lawrence Livermore National Security donates $40,000 to area school districts

Feb. 20, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security ( LLNS ), the entity that manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration, has donated $40,000 to local school districts in support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...